Four years have passed since the last collaboration between the San Diego Repertory Theatre and the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts. Previous stagings of Hairspray, The Who’s Tommy and In the Heights were met with positive reviews from critics and audiences.
The articulate and ever perceptive program annotater Eric Bromberger hosted Thursday’s (August 10) event that featured the Ulysses Quartet and pipa virtuosa Wu Man.
La Jolla SummerFest’s outstanding program devoted to Hungarian music (August 8) included Kodály’s 1914 Duo for Violin and Cello and Bartók’s Fourth String Quartet . . .
The canvas that was the 1990s started out blindingly white and died a murky, bloodstained mess. ‘Pump Up the Volume: a ’90s Palooza,’ San Diego Musical Theatre’s salute to the era, doesn’t quite know why that’s so — but as a spectacle in and of itself, you could do a lot worse.
What could go wrong in a small local business that kills people for hire and keeps the profits in the community? Well, there is the ‘oops’ potential, as Mat Smart shows in his new play ‘Kill Local,’ now premiering at the La Jolla Playhouse.